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Stampin’ Up! Tags in Bloom Sneak Peek!

Good Friday morning, y’all!!  Another week – done!   AND – it’s Valentine’s Day! Boom – drop the Mic!

If you were able to join me for my first-ever (but NOT my last!) You Tube Live Video –  I appreciate you spending some of your day with me!  If not, but you’d like to see the replay on YouTube…here ’tis!

This card gives you a sneak peek of one of the new stamp sets coming to you on 3 March 2020 in the Sale-A-Bration Second Release.  The Tags in Bloom photopolymer stamp set – with 19 image, sentiment and frame stamps – will be available for free with a $100 purchase!

The layout for this one was inspired by today’s sketch challenge over at Fab Friday!

And the floral touches are perfect for the Global Design Project theme challenge this week!

This set  coordinates with the Label Me Lovely and Label Me Fancy Punches already available in the 2020 Jan-Jun Mini Catalog.

For this card, I started with a panel of Granny Apple Green – a little bigger than I needed it – and embossed it in the Brick & Mortar 3D Embossing Folder.  Then I cut it down to my desired size.   I “whitewashed” the brick by dragging my Whisper White Craft Ink pad (upside down) lightly across the raised portions, and when it was dry, I matted it on Daffodil Delight to make the card front.

I cut two of the largest scalloped rectangle dies in the Stitched So Sweetly Die set – one in Daffodil Delight and one in Whisper White.  I adhered the Daffodil Delight die cut to the card front with Liquid Glue.

On the Whisper White die cut, I stamped the flower-edged frame from the Tags in Bloom set in Tuxedo Black Memento ink.  Then I turned the die cut 180 degrees and, lining up the frame, inked and stamped the image again.

Using my Granny Apple Green and Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blends Combos, I colored the leaves and flowers.  I also used my Light Mango Melody Blend on the flowers to add a little extra “oomph” to the shading on the flowers.

I popped the completed panel over the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Across the middle, I adhered a short length of Granny Apple Green 1/2″ Textured Weave Ribbon with a little Liquid Glue.

On a seperate piece of Whisper White, I stamped the Tags in Bloom sentiment in Granny Apple Green.  Then I added the dotted-frame image, stamped in Daffodil Delight.  I punched the sentiment with the Label Me Lovely Punch – and popped it over the ribbon with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

A few Rhinestone Basic Jewels finished off the card front.

On the inside, I added a second sentiment from Tags in Bloom in Granny Apple Green to a Whsiper White panel.  Across the bottom I added the flowers in Tuxedo Black and colored them with my Stampin’ Blends.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Daffodil Delight mat and into my Basic Black card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more of the flowers on the front…

…and a piece of Granny Apple Green paper from the Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  How gorgeous is this image from the Tags in Bloom set??  It is SO pretty in spring yellow and green, don’t you think?  I hope you like!

And – uhm…you’ll be able to get it for free on 3 March and thru the end of Sale-A-Bration on 31 March! Or….get it right now!  Join my team – with no obligation, no requirements, no commitment – and you can get these goodies right away and start using them.  Give me a holler with questions – or get started right here….and let’s get you going! 🙂






P.S.  This is the LAST DAY to pick your FREE ADHESIVE with my Sticky Sweet Ordering Special!! 🙂


Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in any active Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Rewards page for full details.


For all orders of $50 or greater (before shipping and taxes) that has my current host code applied or for individual orders of $150 or greater placed through me between now and midnight MT on Friday, 14 Feb, you’ll get your choice of a free adhesive!

This can be anything that Stampin’ Up! sells that could be used as an adhesive! And for the adhesives that are $5 or under, two packs will equal one choice (see the items with the (2) on the list below) so if you select those, you’ll get double…and who doesn’t like DOUBLE?!!

The adhesive will be in addition to the normal thank you gift that I order for you!! Plus, since your order will be over $50, you’ll earn Sale-A-Bration item(s) too. A big double whoo-hoo for more free goodies!!

And don’t forget that there will be 6 new Coordination Products available for purchase beginning on 4 Feb (see my note below!) so you can pick up the new items AND get a free adhesive from me!

***Please note, if your order is over $150, do not apply a host code. If you apply a host code to your order, it’ll take away your host benefits and we don’t want that! But don’t worry, you’ll still be eligible for the free gift and free adhesive offer!

Here’s a list of the adhesives you can choose from:

  • Stampin’ Dimensionals (2)
  • Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals (2)
  • Black Stampin’ Dimensionals Combo Pack
  • SNAIL Refill (2)
  • Multipurpose Liquid Glue (2)
  • Fine Tip Glue Pen
  • Tear & Tape Adhesive
  • Washi Tape
  • Mini Glue Dots
  • Foam Adhesive Strips

I’ll be placing the order for the adhesives with my host orders on 16 Feb, so please be sure to send your selections right away when you order…otherwise I’ll pick one for you and send it out with your thank you gift!

Happy Shopping!

The Sale-A-Bration Second Release Brochure is Here!

The goodies in this release will be available on 3 March for customers to select as FREE gifts with either $50 or $100 purchases (the current SAB offerings WILL still be available!).  Or…JOIN MY TEAM right now, and you can pre-order them as a demonstrator!

Sale-A-Bration….is a GREAT TIME to Join the Team!

If you’ve ever thought of joining Stampin’ Up! as a Demonstrator (I’d love to have you on my team!), Sale-A-bration is an awesome time to join!

Whether you’d like to start a business or would simply like the great discount, we’re here to support you however you need!

If you have EVER considered joining the team – then during this year’s Sale-A-Bration is definitely the time to take the step!  The SU! Starter Kit is one of the best deals going.  You pay just $99 (plus tax) and it includes Free Shipping!  For that $99 – you get to select $125 worth of SU! product – plus you get Mini Paper Cutter, the 6” x 6” DSP Sampler and your choice of an extra stamp set!  Pretty awesome deal.  Remember – there’s no commitment – no need to sell, have a blog or anything else.  Just collect that 20-25% discount on everything you purchase for as long as you remain active.

Any time is always a great time to join and get that big discount for yourself, but Sale-a-bration is a really awesome time to join with lots of extra benefits with your kit!

There are lots more details to be found on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions Page.

Or…are you ready to go?  Click here and scroll down to click on the “join now” button and select your Starter Kit now!

Let me know if you have any questions at

February Thirty One LIMITED TIME OFFER!!

Introducing the Cinch-Up Bin, only available 13 – 29 Feb or while supplies last!

Available at a great price of just $12, this versatile style comes in five prints, including three NEW Spring looks:

The item number is 9595.

Similar to our best-selling Littles Carry-All Caddy, this stylish bin has a cinch-top closure to keep everything safe and secure.  Take advantage of the low price and get multiples – one for the car, one for the house and one as a gift!

It’s also great when paired with the popular Small Utility Tote…


…featured in this month’s Customer Special.

The Small Utility Tote is SUCH a great size – there are hundreds of uses around the house – in the car – at work!!

How many ways can you think of that you could use a Small Utility Tote?  Check it out – here’s 131 ways!

And – I’ve got a Party open when you’re ready to add a few Cinch Up Bins (did you SEE the hedgehogs?!?) and Small Utility Totes to your collection!

Happy organizing!

Get the Stampin’ Up! Products Used in This Project:

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Basic Black Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″)

Daffodil Delight Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and inner liner);  2 7/8″ x 4″ Stitched So Sweetly die cut rectangle (mat under art panel)

Whisper White Card Stock: 2 7/8″ x 4″  Stitched So Sweetly die cut rectangle (art panel); Label Me Lovely Punched shape (sentiment); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Granny Apple Green Card Stock:  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front)

Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP (in Granny Apple Green):  envelope flap

If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator. Just click on the Order Stampin’ Up! Online Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. Happy Stamping!

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Finn Fan Fix

It was a dark and stormy day….

Okay – it was raining.  Not stormy.  Really just sort of dreary.

It was a dark and dreary morning….

…and warm enough that I’d directed the staff to open every door and window to air out the musty wolf smell of my lair.

With that done, after eating my specially prepared breakfast….

Okay – it’s dry dog food out of a bag.  Not like…venison benedict or something.

With that done, after eating my dry dog food out of a bag like a “regular” dog….

I took up my post.

I scanned for anything out of the ordinary.

Anything…odd.  Or…new.  Or…just….you know.

Soon, though, the patter of rain and the lack of anything “you know” began to take a toll…

The struggle is real, people.  It’s the ugly truth that no one wants to hear or know!

Sleep.   Happens.

Why do the staff always have a pea-pickin’ camera to catch me in the act of taking a short little teensy power nap?!?

The staff is on their own.


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Stampin’ Up! Nature’s Positive Thoughts Sympathy

Happy Happy Hawwwmp Day!  Hope your week is going well.  All is good here – we’re soggy but…it’s okay.  It’s warm for a minute, so…there’s that! 🙂

I have a card today that is going to end up being sent as a sympathy card, I believe.  It doesn’t overtly refer to “sympathy” but… I think it’s actually appropriate.  It uses one of my favorite sets in the 2020 Jan – Jun Mini Catalog – the Positive Thoughts stamp set.  I took advantage of the new Nature’s Thoughts Dies, too, that cut all those wonderful shapes out for me using my die cutting machine!  You’ll also see some of the new So Very Vellum Specialty DSP (a new freebie in the Sale-A-Bration Second Release flyer).  Take a look-see:

I started this one with a card-front size piece of Whisper White and an identically sized piece of Soft Sea Foam vellum from the new So Very Vellum Speicalty DSP (coming to you on 3 Mar in the SAB second release).  I used Glue Dots to adhere the vellum to the card stock – placing them where I knew they’d be hidden by decorations on the card front.  Then I matted the whole thing on So Saffron to make the card front.

I used the large stitched-edge rectangle die in the Nature’s Thoughts Die Set to cut a Whisper White panel, which I adhered to the card front with Liquid Glue.

On a seperate piece of Whisper White, I stamped two Positive Thoughts leaves images – one in So Saffron and the second in Soft Sea Foam.  I also stamped a flower in Petal Pink.  All three are cut with their matching dies in Nature’s Thoughts.

I adhered the leaves and flower to the card front with Liquid Glue.

Next up, I cut some little leaves (also in the Nature’s Thoughts die set) from the same Soft Sea Foam So Very Vellum paper, and adhered them as well.

The sentiment, from Positive Thoughts, is stamped in Soft Suede on a strip of Soft Sea Foam card stock that I bannerized with my Paper Snips.  Then I adhered it with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I cut three little Nature’s Thoughts butterflies from So Saffron and adhered them with Liquid Glue.

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